Category Archives: Jim Bratt

Summer Reading: On Politics and Puritans

The blog has been on hiatus for the summer. Most of the department faculty have been away on research trips or vacation, or buried deep in research. Summer is also a good time to catch up on reading, though; over … Continue reading

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When Wall Street Became the Capital of the World

Book Note: The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order by Adam Tooze by Jim Bratt. I was going to read Marilynne Robinson’s Lila over the semester break but I got waylaid by history instead. … Continue reading

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Marilynne Robinson on Jonathan Edwards

by Jim Bratt. Lots of people are eagerly awaiting their copy of Marilynne Robinson’s new novel Lila. Me too, though realistically my schedule probably won’t let me get to it till Christmas. Meanwhile, I was intrigued to read Robinson’s essay, … Continue reading

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